Exhibition: Postcards from Paradise: Wish You Were Here

Exhibition Information

Griffin 37038 web

Walter Griffin (1861-1935), Noank, Connecticut, oil on wood panel, 11 7/8 x 16 inches, signed lower right: Walter Griffin

On exhibition July 20, 2019 - August 31, 2019

Is there anything more nostalgic and heartwarming than a handwritten postcard?

While today’s vacations are most commonly displayed on Instagram as a series of curated photos depicting getaways to the tropics, mountain cabins, or weekends at the lake, there’s something luxurious about receiving a single, carefully-selected image from a loved one’s adventures, paired with the message: “wish you were here.” In the spirit of summer escapes, we have chosen a selection of small gems highlighting the striking locations and breathtaking views captured by a number of our favorite artists, ones that you may see on a postcard from the area.